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Mastered Technique: Takeru Prepares for Epic Kickboxing Showdown with Rodtang

Takeru Segawa is set to make his ONE Championship debut on January 28, 2024, taking on reigning ONE flyweight Muay Thai world champion Rodtang in a five-round flyweight kickboxing super-fight. The highly anticipated match will take place at the Ariake Arena in Tokyo, Japan, with Takeru aiming to impress his home crowd and showcase his skills on the global stage.

Before his official announcement for the match, the 32-year-old athlete had undergone various training camps in Japan, Thailand, and the U.S. Notably, he spent three weeks at Boxing Works in California, focusing on different aspects of his game, including his defense. In a recent video shared by ONE Championship on Instagram, Takeru showcased his skill in evading punches from his sparring partner, demonstrating the techniques he plans to utilize against Rodtang, known for his powerful combinations. The former three-division K-1 world champion has expressed his commitment to giving his all in the upcoming match.

Takeru’s promise to put everything on the line has generated significant excitement among fans worldwide, as they look forward to witnessing him battle it out with Rodtang and engage in a thrilling kickboxing contest.